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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

May 08, 1862

Atlantans Met to Discuss Defense

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta published an article on an upcoming meeting the citizens were having to discuss how best to arm themselves in preparation for an attack on the city. That attack would not come for another two and a half years, and none of the preparation could stop it.

Image of Atlantans Met to Discuss Defense Southern Confederacy
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